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The Dutch are turning China's polluted air into diamonds.


  • The air quality of Beijing is 16 times worse than New York City.
  • China’s environmental protection ministry published a report in November 2010 which showed that almost a third of 113 cities surveyed failed to meet national air standards.
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Department of Telecommunications' help sought in Naxal areas

Radiation from cellphone towers harmless

Hyderabad: Chief Secretary Rajiv Sharma said the government was approaching the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) for improving cell phone services in remote areas of the state, especially extremists’ affected areas. 270 more words

EMF Facts

Repeated use of oil leads to increased trans fat content

Beginning next month, manufacturers in India of partially hydrogenated vegetable oils (PHVOs) will be required to reduce the trans fat level from the current 10 per cent limit to 5 per cent, says Dr. 846 more words

World Health Organisation

Is Kerala's fat tax a mere topping than health initiative?

In a bold step that might have a positive impact on public health, Kerala has become the first State in the country to introduce a… 838 more words

World Health Organisation

Access to health in the developped and developing world

Exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Aluko Oluzabusayo Daniel, student of medicine and surgery at Lagos University Teaching Hospital in Nigeria. Mr Aluko is affiliated to the International Federation of Medical Students Association ( 864 more words

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Masaka finally contains Yellow Fever, after 12 deaths

Masaka finally contains Yellow Fever, after 12 deaths

Dr Elioda Tumwesigye, administering yellow fever injection in Masaka district during the immunization launch (Ezekiel ssekweyama) 

Authorities at the Masaka district health department have eased tension with their latest declaration that they have successfully contained the spread of the Yellow Fever-viral infection that broke out in area almost three months ago. 467 more words